Wednesday, March 22, 2017

It's Spring--Time of Rebirth and Renewal

At Historical Hussies today.  I'm talking about the fact that spring is more than beautiful flowers and budding trees.
Here's a glimpse: 
It's Spring!
The Vernal (March) Equinox has come (Monday, March 20, this year).
Most of us usually want to dance and celebrate the end of winter and the promise of sun, warmth, birth and renewal. It feels like a new year. In fact, March 25 was once considered the beginning of the year. But it wasn’t just the earth’s renewal.
In Christian tradition March 25 is Annunciation Day, when the angel Gabriel told the Virgin Mary that she was to bear a son,(to which she gave birth nine months later, to the day.) March 25 came to be known as Lady Day.
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